Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Safeguarding Officer to join our team at Blue Coat Church of England Academy. The successful candidate will be a highly self-motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who will play a key role to protect and safeguard young people, working closely with the Academy’s Senior Leadership Team. The Safeguarding Officer lead will take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection at Blue Coat Church of England Academy.

The school has been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, most recently in January 2023:

Leaders are committed to all pupils becoming successful and active citizens. The school celebrates diversity and meets the needs of all pupils. Many pupils and staff told inspectors, ‘We are proud to be a part of the Blue Coat family.’

Leaders have instilled a culture of safeguarding across the school. This means that staff act in the best interests of pupils. Pupils know how to protect themselves online and offline. Pupils know whom to speak to if they have any worries.

Blue Coat Church of England Academy is one of the oldest educational establishments in Walsall, is well-respected and valued by the community it serves. We operate on a very collaborative approach to school improvement working with a range of other schools and nationally recognised trainers. The school is very proud of the family ethos which pervades all aspects of its work, which is grounded in Christian values.

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Source: Safeguarding Officer, Walsall – Tes Jobs